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CMAA: Secretary Davey “Person of the Year” Posted on Dec 5

CMAA: Secretary Davey “Person of the Year”

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey has received the national “Person of the Year” award for 2013 by the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA).  The CMAA honored Secretary Davey for his leadership in delivering “dramatic innovation and change to a large organization responsible   …Continue Reading CMAA: Secretary Davey “Person of the Year”

Swampscott: Safe Routes to School Improvements Posted on Nov 5

Swampscott: Safe Routes to School Improvements

MassDOT today joined students, parents and local leaders to celebrate the completion of pedestrian access and safety improvements at Swampscott’s Stanley Elementary School. The improvements, constructed by MassDOT with funds from the Federal Highway Administration and support through MassDOT’s Safe Routes to School Program, created   …Continue Reading Swampscott: Safe Routes to School Improvements

Governor Patrick Announces MBTA Silver Line Expansion Posted on Oct 30

Governor Patrick Announces MBTA Silver Line Expansion

Governor Deval Patrick today announced the extension of Silver Line service to connect South Station and the Seaport District with East Boston and Chelsea and also announced funding for construction of the Chelsea Greenway. “Growth requires investment, and connecting the people of Chelsea directly to   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces MBTA Silver Line Expansion

Walk to School Day: October 9 Posted on Oct 3

Walk to School Day: October 9

The Patrick Administration is encouraging students, parents and school officials to celebrate International Walk to School Day (iWalk) on Wednesday, October 9. This annual event is presented by MassDOT’s Safe Routes to School Program, which works with more than 600 partner schools in 171 communities   …Continue Reading Walk to School Day: October 9

2013 Car Free Week Success Posted on Sep 26

2013 Car Free Week Success

A special thanks to everyone who helped to make Massachusetts Car-Free Week 2013 a big success!  Throughout the Commonwealth, commuters have reduced 35,197 car trips and saved over $270,000 dollars in one week!  Below is a photo from a MassRIDES worksite partner event. MassRIDES is   …Continue Reading 2013 Car Free Week Success

Governor Patrick: South Coast Rail Next Steps Posted on Sep 23

Governor Patrick: South Coast Rail Next Steps

Governor Deval Patrick today joined MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey to announce that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the South Coast Rail project. MassDOT has adopted the Corps’ document as the state-required Final   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick: South Coast Rail Next Steps

Healthy Transportation Directive: Bicycle, Transit, Walking Posted on Sep 20

Healthy Transportation Directive: Bicycle, Transit, Walking

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey today announced a forward-thinking shift in MassDOT’s approach to project development. MassDOT’s Healthy Transportation Policy Directive will require all state transportation projects to increase bicycling, transit and walking options. This new Directive is intended to promote multimodal access   …Continue Reading Healthy Transportation Directive: Bicycle, Transit, Walking

Car Free Week: “Commute Another Way” Posted on Sep 10

Car Free Week: “Commute Another Way”

The Patrick Administration is encouraging residents to leave their cars in the driveway and try bicycling, walking, public transit, carpooling or vanpooling for Massachusetts Car-Free Week, September 16-22. With the underlying theme of “Pick a Day, Commute Another Way,” Massachusetts joins over 1,000 cities in   …Continue Reading Car Free Week: “Commute Another Way”

Car-Free Week: September 16-22 Posted on Aug 19

Car-Free Week: September 16-22

Mark your calendars! Massachusetts will celebrate a week of Car-Free activity from September 16th – 22nd. Massachusetts Car-Free Week is an extension of World Car-Free Day, an annual event which has quickly spread to over 1,000 cities in 40 countries around the globe. Car-Free Week   …Continue Reading Car-Free Week: September 16-22

MassDOT: Regional Transit Schedules on Google Maps Posted on Jul 29

MassDOT: Regional Transit Schedules on Google Maps

MassDOT has announced that for the first time all public transportation authorities in the Commonwealth including the MBTA and all 15 Regional Transit Authorities (RTAs) have their routes and schedules fully accessible on Google Maps. MassDOT’s MassRIDES Statewide Travel Options Program led the effort, in   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Regional Transit Schedules on Google Maps